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Giants hope for some more home cooking vs. Mets

(SportsNetwork.com) – The San Francisco Giants try to improve upon the best home record in baseball on Sunday when they attempt to complete a three-game sweep of the New York Mets at AT&T Park. San Francisco improved to 21-9 at home on Saturday, as Michael Morse stroked a game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth inning to send the ... Read More »

Top Shelf: Kings do it again

By Dan Di Sciullo, NHL Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – When hockey teams show a talent for coming back there is usually a sense that constantly falling behind is going to catch up with them at some point. Raise your hand if you believe that to be true about the 2014 Los Angeles Kings. If you put ... Read More »

Cotto shocks Martinez to win middleweight championship at MSG

(Saturday, June 7) New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Miguel Cotto made history in his Manhattan playpen Saturday night. The Puerto Rican superstar – already a champion in three weight classes in the last decade – added the WBC middleweight title to his lengthy career resume with a punishing 10th-round TKO of incumbent Sergio Martinez before a packed, frenzied house of ... Read More »

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello 6/8/2014 The news of Don Zimmer passing should have an impact on all baseball fans. The man was involved with Major League Baseball for 66 years and has a special place in New York Yankees lore as Joe Torre’s #2 for some many of those memorable Yankees teams of the late 90s-early 2000s. The ... Read More »

Mejia Blows Save in the Ninth; Mets Fall 5-4

(Saturday, June 7) Final Score: San Francisco 5, New York 4 San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Michael Morse stroked a game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth inning to send the San Francisco Giants to a 5-4 victory over the New York Mets in the middle contest of a three-game set Saturday at AT&T Park. New York closer Jenrry ... Read More »

Rangers Experience Heartbreaking OT Game 2 Loss

(Saturday, June 7) Final Score: Los Angeles 5, NY Rangers 4 (2-OT) Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Dustin Brown’s deflection hit the back of the net with 9:34 remaining in the second overtime, and the Los Angeles Kings have gone two-up on the New York Rangers courtesy of a 5-4 decision in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals on ... Read More »

Tonalist wins Belmont, ends Chrome’s Triple Crown bid

Elmont, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The wait continues. It is now 36 years since horse racing’s Triple Crown has been won. Saturday in the 146th Belmont Stakes, Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes champ California Chrome was denied his chance to become the 12th 3-year-old to sweep the Triple Crown races. He finished in a dead heat for fourth behind winner Tonalist ... Read More »

Altidore’s brace sends U.S. off in style

Jacksonville, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – Jozy Altidore scored on either side of the intermission on Saturday as the United States completed a sweep of a trio of pre-World Cup matches with a 2-1 win over Nigeria at EverBank Field. Following wins over Azerbaijan and Turkey, the Americans entered the final send-off game before boarding a plane to Brazil with some lingering ... Read More »

Perez, Royals power past Yankees

(Saturday, June 7) Final Score: Kansas City 8, New York 4 Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) – Salvador Perez hit a go-ahead three-run homer and finished a triple shy of the cycle, leading the Kansas City Royals to an 8-4 win over the New York Yankees on Saturday. Eric Hosmer added a solo homer and Lorenzo Cain had three hits, an ... Read More »

California Chrome Co-Owner Angered – Is he right or wrong?

(NYSportscene.com) California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn freaked out when his horse California Chome lost to Tonalist this afternoon. He was specifically angered over the fact that Tonalist did not run in the Kentucky Derby or the Preakness. Coburn, said it was a “coward’s way out” that horses who have not run the other two Triple Crown races can come in fresh ... Read More »